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Quotes by Arthur Christopher Benson - (15 quotes)

Arthur Christopher Benson - From the Aging category:

When you get to my age life seems little more than one long march to and from the lavatory. (Arthur Christopher Benson)

Arthur Christopher Benson - From the Ambition category:

Ambition often puts Men upon doing the meanest offices; so climbing is performed in the same position with creeping. (Arthur Christopher Benson)

Arthur Christopher Benson - From the Beginning category:

A well begun is half ended. (Arthur Christopher Benson)

Arthur Christopher Benson - From the Change category:

Very often a change of self is needed more than a change of scene. (Arthur Christopher Benson)

Arthur Christopher Benson - From the Choices category:

One's mind has a way of making itself up in the background, and it suddenly becomes clear what one means to do. (Arthur Christopher Benson)

Arthur Christopher Benson - From the Commerce category:

Man, an animal that makes bargains. (Arthur Christopher Benson)

Arthur Christopher Benson - From the Courage category:

It is often wonderful how putting down on paper a clear statement of a case helps one to see, not perhaps the way out, but the way in. (Arthur Christopher Benson)

Arthur Christopher Benson - From the Fear category:

The worst sorrows in life are not in its losses and misfortunes, but its fears. (Arthur Christopher Benson)

Arthur Christopher Benson - From the Happiness category:

Congenial labor is the secret of happiness. (Arthur Christopher Benson)

Arthur Christopher Benson - From the Knowledge category:

Knowing what you can not do is more important than knowing what you can do. In fact, that's good taste. (Arthur Christopher Benson)

Arthur Christopher Benson - From the Mysteries category:

As I make my slow pilgrimage through the world, a certain sense of beautiful mystery seems to gather and grow. (Arthur Christopher Benson)

Arthur Christopher Benson - From the Reality category:

All the best stories in the world are but one story in reality – the story of escape. It is the only thing which interests us all and at all times, how to escape. (Arthur Christopher Benson)

Arthur Christopher Benson - From the Suffering category:

Readjusting is a painful process, but most of us need it at one time or another. (Arthur Christopher Benson)

Arthur Christopher Benson - From the Teaching category:

I am sure it is one's duty as a teacher to try to show boys that no opinions, no tastes, no emotions are worth much unless they are one's own. I suffered acutely as a boy from the lack of being shown this. (Arthur Christopher Benson)

Arthur Christopher Benson - From the Truth category:

I read the newspaper avidly. It is my one form of continuous fiction. (Arthur Christopher Benson)